Takeda Pharmaceuticals today announced that its purified, inactivated, alum-adjuvanted, whole Zika virus vaccine candidate (TAK-426) has progressed into a Phase 1 clinical trial, approximately 15 months...

An estimated 1 in 10 medical products circulating in low- and middle-income countries is either substandard or falsified, according to new research from WHO. This means that people are taking medicines...

GenePOC Inc announced today that its Clostridium difficile assay,  GenePOC™ CDiff, for use on the revogene™ instrument, received clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The GenePOC...

Nine children have been confirmed positive for measles in Birmingham, prompting local health officials to call on the public to get vaccinated, according to a local media report. Public Health England...

GSK and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) today announced the submission of a new drug application (NDA) by GSK to the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), seeking approval of single-dose...

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors on Monday extended the local hepatitis A health emergency for another two weeks amid continuing signs the outbreak is slowing down. The Board is required to review...

Three villagers from Tak Province in northwestern Thailand are being treated as suspect anthrax cases after consuming tainted goat from allegedly from neighboring Myanmar, according to local media reports. This...

Last month, a human rabies case and fatality was reported in Highlands County, the first human case of rabies acquired in Florida since 1948. Today, the Florida Department of Health reported that from...

Following cases of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) reported this spring and summer, the Mauritania Ministry of Health has reported an addition CCHF case last week in a 48-year-old male farmer...

Since the beginning of Oct. 2017, Zimbabwe has seen more than 1,000 typhoid fever cases in and around the capital city of Harare. According to WHO, the initial case of typhoid fever was confirmed on...